Contact & Activities

Participating city

Tórshavnar kommuna ()
21.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Súsanna Berg
Niels Finsens gøta 17
110 Tórshavn, Faroe Islands

Participation 2017

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
• Free organic fruit in the city buses which also are free of charge
• Bicycle workshops at five different locations
• Free backpack rain covers
• Information campaign: Statistics showing number of cars that enter the city per hour and percentage of cars that carry a single person
• Bike tour organized together with the Faroese Nature and Environment society (FNU) followed by a DJ session and food - "Bike revolution” (Hjólvelting)
Implementing one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.
Permanent measures implemented this year:
New or improved bicycle facilities
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)